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ASML Holding Q3 net income beats Reuters poll

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Oct 18 (Reuters) - ASML HOLDING NV ::Q3 NET INCOME OF EUR 557 ‍​MILLION VERSUS EUR 474 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.Q3 GROSS PROFIT EUR ‍​1.05 BILLION VERSUS EUR 953 MILLION IN REUTERS POLL.Q3 NET BOOKINGS EUR 2.15‍​ BILLION VERSUS EUR 1.88 BILLION IN REUTERS POLL.Q3 REUTERS POLL: NET BOOKINGS EUR 1.88 BILLION; SYSTEMS BACKLOG 5.63 BILLION.Q3 REUTERS POLL: NET SALES EUR 2.20 BILLION; GROSS PROFIT EUR 953 MILLION; NET INCOME EUR 474 MILLION.Q3 TOTAL NET SALES EUR ‍​2.45 BILLION VERSUS EUR 1.81 BILLION IN REUTERS POLL.FOR Q4 2017, EXPECTS NET SALES AROUND EUR 2.1 BILLION, GROSS MARGIN AROUND 44 PCT‍​.FOR Q4 2017, EXPECTS RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COSTS OF ABOUT EUR 315 MILLION, OTHER INCOME OF ABOUT EUR 24 MILLION.FOR Q4 2017, EXPECTS SG&A COSTS OF ABOUT EUR 110 MILLION AND EFFECTIVE ANNUALIZED TAX RATE AROUND 14 PERCENT.WITH OUR Q4 GUIDANCE, WE CONFIRM OUR VIEW THAT 2017 NET SALES WILL BE AT LEAST 25 PERCENT HIGHER THAN 2016 NET SALES‍​.Q3 SYSTEMS BACKLOG AT EUR 5.69 BILLION VERSUS 5.63 BILLION IN REUTERS POLL.CURRENT VIEW IS THAT TODAY'S POSITIVE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT WILL CONTINUE IN 2018, SUPPORTED BY BACKLOG OF EUR 5.7 BILLION DRIVEN BY ALL PRODUCT CATEGORIES - CEO.ASML COMPLETED HMI ACQUISITION IN NOV 2016 .

Lam Research reports results for quarter ended September 24, 2017

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

Oct 18 (Reuters) - Lam Research Corp :Lam Research Corporation reports financial results for the quarter ended September 24, 2017.Quarterly non-GAAP earnings per share $3.46.Quarterly GAAP earnings per share $3.21.Quarterly revenue $2.48 billion.Lam Research Corp qtrly ‍shipments of $2.38 billion​.Lam Research Corp sees December quarter GAAP ‍net income per diluted share $3.40 plus or minus $0.12​.Lam Research Corp sees December quarter non-GAAP ‍net income per diluted share $3.65 plus or minus $0.12​.Lam Research Corp sees ‍for December 2017 quarter U.S. GAAP revenue $2.55 billion +/- $100 million​.Lam Research Corp sees ‍for December 2017 quarter U.S. GAAP shipments $2.60 billion +/- $100 million​.Fy2018 earnings per share view $12.92, revenue view $9.87 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q1 earnings per share view $3.28, revenue view $2.47 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

V Technology to set up Fine Hybrid Mask unit

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

Oct 13(Reuters) - V Technology Co Ltd <7717.T>:Says it plans to set up a wholly owed unit, which will be mainly engaged in manufacture of Fine Hybrid Mask and development of deposition technology.Says the unit will be established on Dec. 1 and will be capitalized at 490 million yen.

Nanometrics sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $0.40 to $0.50

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Oct 12 (Reuters) - Nanometrics Inc :Nanometrics announces preliminary results for the third quarter of 2017.Sees Q4 2017 earnings per share $0.40 to $0.50.Sees Q3 earnings per share $0.20 to $0.22.Sees Q3 2017 revenue $56 million to $57 million.Sees Q4 2017 revenue $72 million to $80 million.Q3 earnings per share view $0.28, revenue view $62.5 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q4 earnings per share view $0.43, revenue view $73.2 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

LPKF says CFO Kai Bentz to become interim spokesman of management board

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Oct 12 (Reuters) - LPKF ::CFO KAI BENTZ TO BECOME INTERIM SPOKESMAN OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD.‍ON 16 OCTOBER KAI BENTZ TAKES OVER ROLE OF SPOKESMAN OF MANAGEMENT BOARD FOR A TRANSITIONAL PERIOD​.‍ALSO ON THIS DAY, CHAIR OF SUPERVISORY BOARD WILL CHANGE FROM HEINO BÜSCHING TO MARKUS PETERS​.

LPKF 9-mth revenue up 17 pct to EUR 71 mln

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Oct 10 (Reuters) - LPKF ::DGAP-NEWS: LPKF ENTERS THE FINAL SPURT WITH A STRONG THIRD QUARTER.‍AT EUR 47 MILLION, ORDERS ON HAND FOR FIRST NINE MONTHS WERE 64% HIGHER THAN IN PREVIOUS YEAR​.‍AFTER NINE MONTHS, GROUP REVENUE THUS TOTALED EUR 71 MILLION (+ 17% COMPARED TO PREVIOUS YEAR)​.‍CONFIRMING ITS FORECAST FOR 2017 FINANCIAL YEAR​.‍NEW ORDERS WILL HAVE AN IMPACT ON REVENUE IN 2018 AND 2019​.

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